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Catalog Number M1991.6.2.2
Object Name Poster
Title WWI Recruitment Poster
Date circa 1916
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1918
Description .1 This is a double sided, colour image. The front side has a colour sketch of Lieutenant Jean Droit holding a gun with bayonet and surrounded by clouds. The back image is a French message: "Debout dans la tranchee que l'aurore eclaire, le soldat reve a la victoire et a son foyer. Pour qu'il puisse assurer l'une et retroube l'autre, souscrivez au 3e emprunt de la defense nationale" which, in English, means "Standing in the trench that dawn illuminates the soldier dreams of victory and of his home. So that he can guarantee one and return to the other, enlist to the 3rd contingent of the national army."
.2 Double sided brown wood frame. Each side has glass and displays a different image. There is a hanging wire across the back image.
Search Terms World War I
Subjects WORLD WAR I
Dimensions Image -
Length: 72.5 cm
Width: 65.3 cm
Mount -
Length: 85.0 cm
Width: 77.5 cm